Exploring the History of New Jersey and Beyond!

Architecture, National Park Sites, Local Sites, and More!

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What may seem minute and insignificant is what makes history!

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 9/14/19 - 9/15/19

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings
A Weekly Feature on www.thehistorygirl.com
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Saturday, September 14 - Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County
Atlantic Highlands Historical Society Outdoor Flea Market

The Atlantic Highlands Historical Society will hold its annual Outdoor Flea Market at the Atlantic Highlands Marina (off First Avenue) on Saturday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. The rain date is Saturday, September 21.

The 145 spaces with 100+ vendors will have treasures for everyone, vendors offering a variety of antiques and collectibles, crafts, second time around, and some new items. Among the merchandise to be found is furniture, tools, fishing equipment, jewelry, books, vintage postcards, tee shirts, linens, clothing, toys, art, glassware, and a variety of household goods. Also this year we will hold a Chance Auction for ten delightful baskets brimming with merchandise. The Society will also sell a variety of refreshments, food and baked goods.

Society members will be on hand to answer questions about our organization its programs, projects society memberships and our upcoming events. Society merchandise will also be available for purchase.

All proceeds from this event will be used towards the restoration of the AHHS Museum, the Strauss Mansion, at 27 Prospect Circle, as well as educational programs throughout the year. For more information, call 732-291-4313 or 732-291-9337 or visit www.ahhistory.org.

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Saturday, September 14 - Manalapan, Monmouth County
Spirits of the Jerseys State History Fair
Children Friendly Event and Site

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 9/13/19 - 9/15/19

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES
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Thursday, September 5, 2019

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 9/7/19 - 9/8/19

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings
A Weekly Feature on www.thehistorygirl.com
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Saturday, September 7 - Ewing, Mercer County
Ewing Historical Society Annual Flea Market

The Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society's Annual Flea Market will be held on Saturday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Benjamin Temple House, 27 Federal City Road, Ewing, NJ. Shop for bargains and support the society!

The Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society was founded in the early 1970s, and seeks to preserve, promote, and interpret the history of the township. For more information, call 609-883-2455 or visit www.ethps.org.

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Saturday, September 7 - Holmdel, Monmouth County
Yarn Bee
Ages 10+

On Saturday, visit Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel to participate in a yarn bee! Whether  starting  a  new  hobby  or  working  on  an  old  project,  all  are  welcome  to  this  gathering! The  relaxed  atmosphere of this group means no pressure - you can knit or crochet at your own pace, and farm staff will be on-hand to  assist  those  wanting  to  learn  a  new skill. Bring your own supplies, or borrow ours. Open to ages 10 and up. This free events run from 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm.

Historic Longstreet Farm is located at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ. For more information, call 732-946-3758 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 9/6/19 - 9/8/19

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Glenmont Garden Party - 9/28/19

Glenmont Garden Party
Saturday, September 28, 2019

If you love the natural colors of summer and have a curiosity about our New Jersey legend Thomas Alva Edison, our Glenmont Garden Party is sure to be an amazing early evening of fun!

The Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park is holding a Garden Party on the lawn of Glenmont, Edison's home in Llewellyn Park, 12 Honeysuckle Avenue, West Orange, NJ on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:30 pm. You will be able to tour the newly refurbished gardens, enjoy local food and music, and a signature cocktail. The garden party will be held rain or shine under a tent.